Figured bottle: George Washington

Title:
Figured bottle: George Washington
Date: 
1920-1950
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 4 in. ( 27.3 x 14.6 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Green glass bottle blown in a three-part mold in the form of a bust of Washington with a circular base with a pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 
1953.430
Gallery Label: 
This is a twentieth-century facsimile of the Simon’s Centennial Bitters--a Washington figural bottle designed and patented by Bernard Simon of Scranton, Pennsylvania on December 14, 1875. This example is possibly a Clevenger pontiled reproduction.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group